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8 papers 0 to 25 followers Articles discussing the practical aspects of using mobile devices such as iPads and mobile phones in NHS library services
Iman Tahamtan, Sara Pajouhanfar, Shahram Sedghi, Mohsen Azad, Masoud Roudbari
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to acquire knowledge about the factors affecting smartphone adoption for accessing information in medical settings in Iranian Hospitals. METHODS: A qualitative and quantitative approach was used to conduct this study. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 21 medical residents and interns in 2013 to identify determinant factors for smartphone adoption. Afterwards, nine relationships were hypothesised. We developed a questionnaire to test these hypotheses and to evaluate the importance of each factor...
June 2017: Health Information and Libraries Journal
Douglas Archibald, Colla J Macdonald, Judith Plante, Rebecca J Hogue, Javier Fiallos
BACKGROUND: As Family Medicine programs across Canada are transitioning into a competency-based curriculum, medical students and clinical teachers are increasingly incorporating tablet computers in their work and educational activities. The purpose of this pilot study was to identify how preceptors and residents use tablet computers to implement and adopt a new family medicine curriculum and to evaluate how they access applications (apps) through their tablet in an effort to support and enhance effective teaching and learning...
2014: BMC Medical Education
Noora Al Thomairy, Mounica Mummaneni, Sami Alsalamah, Nicole Moussa, Alberto Coustasse
Mobile technology has begun to change the landscape of the medical profession, with more than two-thirds of physicians regularly using smartphones. Smartphones have allowed health care professionals and the general public to communicate more efficiently, collect data, and facilitate clinical decision making. The methodology for this study was a qualitative literature review following a systematic approach of smartphone use among physicians in hospitals. Fifty-one articles were selected for this study based on inclusion criteria...
October 2015: Health Care Manager
David Chamberlain, Martin Elcock, Preeti Puligari
BACKGROUND: Health libraries have changed over the past fifteen years in the format of the information they provide. This is driven by developments in technology. OBJECTIVES: To conduct a survey of NHS health libraries in the United Kingdom in order to summarise how mobile technologies are being used, how they are promoted and how they are delivered, highlighting good practice and solutions to issues. METHODS: An online survey was carried out in 2013 and sent to academic and NHS web-based discussion lists...
December 2015: Health Information and Libraries Journal
Bradford A Perez, Megan A von Isenburg, Miao Yu, Brandi D Tuttle, Martha B Adams
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April 2013: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
Jill T Boruff, Dale Storie
OBJECTIVES: The research investigated the extent to which students, residents, and faculty members in Canadian medical faculties use mobile devices, such as smartphones (e.g., iPhone, Android, Blackberry) and tablet computers (e.g., iPad), to answer clinical questions and find medical information. The results of this study will inform how health libraries can effectively support mobile technology and collections. METHODS: An electronic survey was distributed by medical librarians at four Canadian universities to medical students, residents, and faculty members via departmental email discussion lists, personal contacts, and relevant websites...
January 2014: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
Jin Wu, Amy J Chatfield, Annie M Hughes, Lynn Kysh, Megan Curran Rosenbloom
Librarians continually integrate new technologies into library services for health sciences students. Recently published data are lacking about student ownership of technological devices, awareness of new technologies, and interest in using devices and technologies to interact with the library. A survey was implemented at seven health sciences libraries to help answer these questions. Results show that librarian assumptions about awareness of technologies are not supported, and student interest in using new technologies to interact with the library varies widely...
April 2014: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
Nicole A Capdarest-Arest
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July 2013: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
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